|The Mystery of the Locks - E.W. Howe|
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Locks by E.W. Howe. Read by Roger Melin. Davy's Bend was a dying, lonely, uncared for river town. So when a stranger showed up one day and bought the old unoccupied house called 'The Locks' one dreary day, the inhabitants of the town were naturally very curious about the stranger, and very curious about his reasons for buying the old house. The Locks had been known for years to display at nighttime a single light showing up in one room, and there was one ...
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|The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont - Robert Barr|
Short stories by a colleague of Jerome K. Jerome, and friend of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Barr probably wrote the first parody of Sherlock Holmes (included in this collection). He co-edited "The Idler" with Jerome. Summary and recording by Czechchris For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; adventure
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|Merton of the Movies - Harry Leon Wilson|
LibriVox recording of Merton of the Movies, by Harry Leon Wilson. Read by Margaret Espaillat. Merton of the Movies is a comedy that centers around Merton Gill, an aspiring dramatic artist from Simsbury, Illinois who makes his way to Hollywood to become a serious actor. How could Merton fail in attaining his dreams after finishing a correspondence course from the General Film Production Company of Stebbinsville, Arkansas, certifying him to be a competent screen actor? Harry Leon Wilson, the autho...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; comedy; movies; cinema; film; actors
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|The Enchanted April - Elizabeth von Arnim|
LibriVox recording of The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read by Diana Kiesners It’s a dreary February in post-World War I London when Mrs. Wilkins spots an advertisement in The Times for a small Italian castle for rent in April. She sees another member of her women’s club, Mrs. Arbuthnot, reading the same advertisement and manages to convince her that the two of them should rent it. Both are miserable and lonely in their marriages...
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|Poor Miss Finch - Wilkie Collins|
LibriVox recording of Poor Miss Finch, by Wilkie Collins. Read by Sandra G. "Poor Miss Finch." That is what everyone calls the courageous protagonist of this book. In other words, "poor thing, she's blind, isn't it awful?" Ha! Lucilla Finch is the wisest of all the characters, in spite of, and perhaps because of, her blindness. This story is about her trials, tribulations and triumphs. She reminds me of myself...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance; blindness; sight; identity; deception
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